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Quartzsite, Arizona

Hi Jolly Monument

This memorial pyramid marker honors one of the United States Government's first official camel riders.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu's London Bridge

This immigrant bridge once spanned the Thames but is now a fixture of an Arizona city.
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
Oatman, Arizona

Oatman Ghost Town

This Wild West ghost town on Route 66 is filled with wild burros.
Wickenburg, Arizona

Wickenburg Jail Tree

Opinions differ as to whether this Arizona tree was actually used as a Wild West jail, but that hasn't stopped the town from capitalizing on it.
Mayer, Arizona

Arcosanti

An urban laboratory.
Kykotsmovi Village, Arizona

Oraibi Village

This reclusive Hopi village in Arizona has been continuously populated longer than anywhere else in America.
Winslow, Arizona

Jack Rabbit Trading Post

This Route 66 classic sports a giant fiberglass rabbit that you can ride.
Yavapai County, Arizona

Montezuma Castle

Ninety feet off the valley floor is an ancient dwelling put under protection of the U.S. government by Teddy Roosevelt.
Winslow, Arizona

Standin' On the Corner Park

This public square capitalized on a single Eagles reference to bring some life back to an Arizona town.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Twin Arrows Trading Post Ruins

A pair of giant roadside arrows are all that remains of a former Route 66 trading post.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Humphreys Peak

The highest point in Arizona is an oddly snow-topped peak within the otherwise arid state.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Walnut Canyon

Ancient pueblos built into the base of a natural canyon wall.
San Francisco, California

Garden of Fragrance

Olfactory delights in San Francisco's Botanical Gardens.
Ercolano, Italy

Herculaneum

Pompeii's less famous neighbor is still revealing her secrets.
Pompei, Italy

The Brothels of Pompeii

Erotic art covers the walls of the largest ancient pleasure palace.
Pompei, Italy

Thermopolia of Pompeii

Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
Ravello, Italy

Terrace of Infinity at Villa Cimbrone

Beautiful views and Roman-style statues on the Italian coast.
Minori, Italy

Villa Romana e Antiquarium

A beautifully well-preserved ancient Roman villa.
Koloa, Hawaii

Spouting Horn

This Hawaiian blowhole is supposedly caused by a trapped monster.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The Arch of Cabo San Lucas

A graceful natural rock formation stands astride the point where the Gulf of California meets the Pacific Ocean.
Goulais River, Ontario

Wawa Goose

This giant roadside goose has been hailing travelers into a small Ontario town for over 50 years.
West Glacier, Montana

Going-to-the-Sun Road

The only road through the heart of Glacier National Park.